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Police Officer Marion Ross | Manhattan Police Department, Kansas Manhattan Police Department, Kansas

Police Officer

Marion Ross

Manhattan Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch: Sunday, March 10, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Assault

Weapon: Person

Offender: Convicted of First-Degree Murder

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Officer Ross was killed when he was assaulted while attempting to arrest a man for drunk in public in a city park in Aggieville. During the arrest one of the man's friends attacked Officer Ross and beat him severely. Officer Ross succumbed to his wounds before arriving at the local hospital.

Officer Ross' killer was found guilty of murder in the first degree, the first man convicted of murder in the first degree in Riley County.

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Rest in Peace, Officer Ross. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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